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Auburn Lake of the Pines Christian Women’s Club

The theme for the Oct. 10 meeting of the Auburn Lake of the Pines Christian Women’s Club is “Wrap It Up.” Come early for the socializing and then stay and learn how you can turn a plain package into one that’s creative and beautiful.

Special speaker is Penny Bigham, the owner and operator of a bed-and-breakfast. Bigham will share how she was always looking for that one thing to bring her fulfillment and adventure. Penny’s story deals with the “if onlys” that had taken over her life.

The luncheon cost is $11 and includes tax, tip and free child care with advance notification. Reservations for luncheon must be made by Oct. 7, and child care can be reserved by calling Janet Wiseman, 268-9771, or Nancy Steele, 268-1047.

The next Prayer Connection will be at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 and is hosted by Carol Thornton.

For information, call 268-6765.

Early Risers Toastmasters

Early Risers Toastmasters meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trolley Junction in Nevada City. Practice public speaking – and much more – in a safe and fun environment!

Forest Springs Travel Club

The Forest Springs Travel Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Forest Springs Mobile Home Park clubhouse. The public is invited.

Collette Vacations and All West Tours representatives will answer questions and take reservations for trips to Australia and New Zealand, Aug. 11-26, and to Branson, Mo., May 12-16.

For more information, call Anne at 273-3494 or email

Nevada County

Historical Society

Join Jerry Brady on his annual fall caravan to the towns of You Bet and Red Dog on Oct. 5. Stops include a former homestead, town site, cemeteries and hydraulic diggins.

Bring lunch, water and a folding chair for the lunch rest stop. Meet at the Veterans Building, Pine and Cottage streets in Nevada City, at 8:30 a.m. to carpool. For more information, phone 272-5154.

Northern Mines Business and Professional Women

Northern Mines Business and Professional Women held its monthly meeting on Sept. 18 and presented a documentary, “Women of Ground Zero,” after which Rochelle Teising, a psychotherapist, shared her experiences as a volunteer grief counselor in New York.

NMBPW meets the third Wednesday of every month, and the next meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16.

For more information, call Dee Eldridge at 273-0257.

Pine Tree Quilt Guild

Pine Tree Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hennessy School in Grass Valley. Guest speaker will be Lyn Mann, presenting her “Slick Tricks” lecture. Lyn’s articles in Quilter’s Newsletter are so popular that she is in demand at guilds around the country. She will share tricks with us that have not appeared in print.

On Wednesday, Mann will lead a workshop called “There’s No Such Thing as an Ugly Fabric.”

Tommyknocker Sams

The Tommyknocker Sams Chapter of the Good Sam Club plans its October outing at Red Bluff RV Park with Joel and Donna Casteel as host trail bosses. The September outing was at Dingerville USA, where the weather was windy but ideal for a summer outing.

Recreational vehicle owners interested in finding a Good Sam Chapter to travel and camp with are urged to contact Easton Buehler, president, at 273-0448 for more information.

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